Episode: 153 | Aired: September 23, 1997
The Taylors vacation at a Lake Michigan resort... while Tim tries to give MORE POWER to the BBQ concept, Randy meets with Lauren and Brad breaks up with Angela. Mark's changing, but is it for the better? Tim is seriously considering quitting Tool Time and moving permanently to this country resort.
Episode: 152 | Aired: September 30, 1997
Tim and Randy disagree on Binford's environmental policies. Jill gets an internship counseling families.
Episode: 154 | Aired: October 07, 1997
Jill wants Tim to build her an office in the attic and then changes her mind at the last minute; Tim makes a big deal about it.
Episode: 156 | Aired: October 14, 1997
Tim pushes Brad after he gets a soccer scholarship. Randy and Lauren, his girlfriend, want to go on another date, but not a double date with two of their friends.
Episode: 157 | Aired: October 28, 1997
Mark decides to do a horror video for his class using different scenes from old horror shows and movies, but Jill and Tim don't like the idea when they sneak a preview at Mark's video.
Episode: 158 | Aired: November 04, 1997
Willow, Wilson's niece, comes to stay, which makes it so that Wilson has no time to spend with Tim.
Episode: 159 | Aired: November 11, 1997
Ian, a man Jill met at the YMCA gym, asks her out, mistaking Tim for her brother. That night Jill has a dream about him. But after talking to Patty, a friend, and Tim, she straightens it out.
Episode: 160 | Aired: November 18, 1997
Randy questions his religion. Tim breaks a valuable piece of church equipment.
Episode: 161 | Aired: November 25, 1997
The Taylors go to a football game in a box seat for Thanksgiving. But Tim manages to black out all the lights.
Episode: 155 | Aired: December 09, 1997
Tim takes Al to a club to meet women after they find out Ilene is engaged.
Episode: 163 | Aired: December 16, 1997
Tim does the ultimate Christmas decorating display job. Jill is worried when she finds out her mother is dating.
Episode: 162 | Aired: January 06, 1998
Tim realizes his friends are boring, so he starts hanging out with students half his age.
Episode: 164 | Aired: January 20, 1998
Brad's getting MARRIED... well, maybe not after Tim and Jill get through with him. The Taylor parents try to make Brad realize that he's not ready for the commitment of marriage to a college girl he just recently met at a party.
Episode: 165 | Aired: February 03, 1998
Al rents a house from Tim and Tim takes advantage of him as his landlord. Meanwhile, Randy and Brad buy the same shirt.
Episode: 166 | Aired: February 10, 1998
Tim begins to want to have more children after Marty asks him to babysit one of the twins. After some discussions about his vasectomy with Jill, and some words of wisdom from Wilson, he decides that being able to return the twins after playing with them is the best idea. Mark is still wearing black, but with an added touch (of lipstick) for this episode.
Episode: 167 | Aired: February 24, 1998
On Tool Time, Tim and Al show viewers how to prepare for a severe winter storm. When Tim falls through the gazebo he discovers a small bag of marijuana taped to the underside of the swing. Jill and Tim stake out their backyard from Wilson's to catch the culprit... to everyone's surprise, Brad is caught red-handed with the goods.
Episode: 168 | Aired: March 03, 1998
The Taylors do a kitchen remodel, but a surprise is in store when Tim and Jill find out who the installer is.
Episode: 169 | Aired: March 10, 1998
Tim becomes suspicious that Heidi and Al are having a hot affair when he finds out she has separated from her husband; he sets out to find out exactly how much of an affair they are having. On Tool Time, Tim adds a little MORE POWER to his golf swing when golf-pro Payne Stewart guests.
Episode: 170 | Aired: March 17, 1998
While staying over at the Taylors, Willow doesn't return home from a club one night... Jill fears the worst and sends the whole family out searching for her. It's Saint Patrick's day on Tool Time, and who better to celebrate with than the boys from K&B Construction.
Episode: 171 | Aired: March 31, 1998
On Tool Time, Tim manages to throw himself out a window while doing renovation work. Jill tries to get Tim to help prepare for a tax audit. Brad and Randy become rivals when Brad's article "Hey Yo!" takes the spotlight away from Randy's "Genetic Mutations in the Second Half of the 20th Century."
Episode: 173 | Aired: April 21, 1998
It's Jill's turn to worry about needing glasses as she reaches middle age. Tim worries that his mother is going to lose money on another of his brother Jeff's business schemes.
Episode: 172 | Aired: April 28, 1998
On Tool Time, "Men's Convenience Week" features a visit by Grant Hill of the Detroit Pistons. Wilson becomes upset with Tim after Tim tells everyone about Wilson's encounter with an alien, something Wilson would rather Tim had kept to himself.
Episode: 174 | Aired: May 05, 1998
Randy's driving, get off the sidewalk! ... Randy doesn't feel that he's being treated fairly when his driving privileges differ from those Brad had when he first got his license. On Tool Time, "Judy's Rat" pulls cable through hard to reach spaces.
Episode: 175 | Aired: May 12, 1998
Tool Time is revisited by Astronauts Ken Bowersox and Steve Hawley, who announce that a Binford tool will be used on their next shuttle mission. Will Tim or Al win the competition to be the one to use the tool in space? Back on Earth, Mark tries to impress a girl by making a dramatic change to his appearance.
Episode: 176 | Aired: May 19, 1998
Jill makes some embarassing remarks about Tim on a talk show, while he watches it from Harry's Hardware, with all his friends.